Jon C. Fleischman

Jon Fleischman PhotoJon Charles “Peg-Leg” Fleischman of Palouse died suddenly of a heart attack Friday, November 14, 2014 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. He was 62.

Jon was born July 15, 1952 in Utica, NY to Richard F. and Cecelia Bird Fleischman. He grew up and attended school in Westbury, Long Island, NY, graduating from Clark High School.

He married Denise Norman in April 1971 and they had 3 children.

Jon worked at Honeywell in communications and security before starting his own business, “Burglar Busters”. He and his family moved to Las Vegas in 1986 where he continued working in the Security Industry, where he owned and operated AAVIS  Security.

After a divorce in 1992, Jon and Susan Epstein Spacco were married in Las Vegas in 1993.

Jon retired and they moved to Palouse 9 years ago.

Jon enjoyed hunting and fishing, was an active member of the Palouse Lions Club. He will be remembered as an accomplished handyman  (MacGyver) and his ability to build or fix almost anything, regardless of the battle wounds.

Jon is survived by his wife, Susan and their four legged son “Briscoe” at their home in Palouse and his children, Jon J. (Trish) Fleischman of Henderson, NV, Leanne Fleischman of Las Vegas, NV, Scott Fleischman of Moscow, ID,   and a step-son, Jamie (Helen Hoyt) Spacco of Galesburg, Illinois. He also leaves 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandson along with brothers, Richard of Las Vegas, James of Bristow, Virginia and Thomas of Poughkeepsie, NY and sisters, Karen Fox of Norman, OK, Lynda Lulek and Mary Ann Fleischman, both of Las Vegas as well as his former spouse Denise Hammer of Brookings, OR.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Palouse Grange beginning at 3:30 PM.

The family suggests memorials be made to the American Heart Association or The Palouse Grange.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Short’s Funeral Chapel, Moscow, and online condolences may be sent to


7 Responses to Jon C. Fleischman

  1. Bill & Cathy Hoyt and Family says:

    Jon will be missed from the ranks of the 1952 men. We were born 10 days apart that July…
    Condolences from the Greeley Hoyt family.
    Sincerely, Bill Hoyt (Helen and Jamie’s Uncle)

    P. S. American Heart Association is a fine cause we will support in Jon’s honor.

  2. John Drummond says:

    I am a friend of Jon’s brother, Tom.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this trying time.

  3. Jennifer Bunde says:

    My husband I are friends of Jaime and Helen. Our thoughts are with you, and we send our condolences. We are so very sorry for your loss.

  4. Anne-Marie Berk says:

    I express my most sincere condolences to Jaime and Helen and to all of Mr. Fleischman’s family and friends.

  5. Walt and Sharon Spacco says:

    Walt and I send our condolences to Jaime, Helen and Susan during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. Jon will be truly missed by all who loved him.

  6. Holly Brock-Nielsen says:

    Susan, sending you prayers through such a difficult time. My condolences to you and the family.

  7. Carol Sullivan says:

    My late husband, Chris, brought Jon home many years ago in Las Vegas, when Jon had purchased a house. Jon was a lovely man with a great personality. My prayers and thoughts are with you in this time of loss.

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